Hockey Files

By Don Valade
The Mattawa Recorder
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Soon, action in the House Leagues of the Nipissing District Hockey League (NDHL) will be coming to an end.

But before the hearing of Jimmy Morrison and The Doors’ tune, “The End”, there are still a few games left to play for the Rockets in every division, a few tournaments, and playoff runs, to report on in the Hockey Files.

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Hockey Files

By Don Valade
The Mattawa Recorder
Sunday, February 03, 2019

Hopefully, it is extinct now and gone the way of the dinosaur.

That is ……… the half-ice play (no whistles, no penalties, no off-sides or icing, no scorers indicated on official game reports, and especially no time for celebrations after goals . . . no wonder the Europeans, Russians and Americans are catching up and beating us at “OUR” game) that the Novice hockey teams in the area, including the Rockets, had to endure for a good portion of the 2018/19 Nipissing District Hockey League (NDHL) season.

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Mattawa Rocket Novice played a mini game at Battalion game half time!

On January 31st, 2019, the Mattawa Rocket Novice team played a 5 minute mini game at the North Bay Battalion game half time.

Check out the action….

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Ninety-five (95) Rocket family and friends attended the game!

From the Rockets and MMHA to all attendees… 

Hockey Files

By Don Valade
The Mattawa Recorder
Sunday, January 27, 2019

Finally.

 I’m back. As the Terminator would say.

Novice

Full ice play was back for the Mattawa Novice Rockets, who had to endure the controversial half-ice concept for most of the 2018/19 NDHL season, and they did it with a bang as the club started normal play in a tournament in Sturgeon Falls last weekend (Jan. 18, 19 and 20).

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Hockey Files

By Don Valade
The Mattawa Recorder
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Novice

Recent action in the Nipissing District Hockey League (NDHL) saw the Mattawa Novice Rockets chart a record of five wins and one loss.

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Hockey Files

By Don Valade
The Mattawa Recorder
Volume 47 Issue 22
Sunday, December 23, 2018

Novice

There was no Agent Scully, but there were three Agent Mulders, and it wasn’t enough as the Mattawa Novice Rockets took the mystery out of the East Nipissing Vipers to the tune of 6-2 in a Hockey Files report from Nipissing District Hockey League (NDHL) action.

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Hockey Files – Rockets record wins in all divisions

By Don Valade
The Mattawa Recorder
Volume 47 Issue 20
Sunday, December 9, 2018

In Nipissing District Hockey League (NDHL) action recently, the Mattawa Rockets fared very well, as the clubs won four of five games. All games were played at the Mike Rodden Arena in Mattawa.

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Mattawa Rockets tie for 3rd prize for their float in the 2018 Parade of Lights!


The 2018 Parade of Lights occurred on Saturday November 24th in the evening. Once again, the Rockets took up the challenge of decorating a float and participating in the parade. The float won 3rd prize and the Rockets took back $50.00 to the club!

MMHA and the Rockets would like to thank one of their sponsors for providing a truck and trailer for the float.

Anderson Trucking Logo

 




More photos of the winning float and the rest of the parade can be found in the following album.

Many thanks to Josie Dinsmore Photography for sharing her 2018 Christmas Parade of Lights album!

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Here are some photos from Mattawa's 2018 Christmas Parade Of Lights that was held on Saturday, November, 24, 2018, in…

Posted by Josie Dinsmore Photography on Tuesday, November 27, 2018


If you have any additional photos of the Rockets in the parade that you want to share, send them to newsletter@mattawaminorhockey.com and we can add them to the website.

Hockey Files – Atom Rockets win B title in Deep River

By Don Valade
The Mattawa Recorder
Volume 47 Issue 19
Sunday, December 2, 2018

Atom

The Atom Rockets landed in Deep River (the Nuclear Pioneers town) on November 17 for a one-day tournament, and returned home as B championship runners up.

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Hockey Files

By Don Valade
The Mattawa Recorder
Volume 47 Issue 16
Sunday, November 11, 2018

Without the help of the background people, or those behind the scenes, the minor hockey players that are watched on the ice and the Mattawa Minor Hockey Association (MMHA), may not even exist.

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